GLENDALE, WI — Citing a need to offer more continuous care to patients, Ascension Wisconsin launched its Ascension Online Care platform, giving consumers 24/7 access to personalized care.
Officials said Ascension Online Care may be used to treat a wide variety of symptoms and conditions, including sinus or upper respiratory infections, non-life-threatening allergic reactions, sore throat/cough, cold/flu, fever, seasonal allergies, and more. Ascension Online Care can be accessed at ascension.org/onlinecare.
Ascension officials said Online Care is an online urgent care that allows a patient to have a one-on-one video visit with a healthcare provider – using the device of their choice: a smartphone, tablet or laptop. The cost of a visit is $49 at the time of visit, can be paid using a credit card or HSA/FSA and does not require insurance.
Officials said Ascension Online Care offers a comprehensive virtual care option for urgent, episodic and non-emergency needs.
“Ascension Online Care is another way to deliver convenient access to care at an affordable cost,” said Bernie Sherry, Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Wisconsin in a statement. “Consumers and patients now have access to comprehensive care within our trusted network of services, which includes primary, specialty, urgent, emergency – and now online care. We are excited to provide this service as an option, so consumers can get the right care, at a time and in a setting that is convenient for them.”
Ascension Wisconsin joins all other Ascension markets across the country to offer this comprehensive online care service.
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